Richard Petty Motorsports co-owner Andrew Murstein says Dodge contacted them about fielding the 2013 Charger, as has a carmaker trying to break into the sport.
Gillett Evernham Motorsports will now be known as Richard Petty Motorsports, following its recent merger with Petty Enterprises. As part of the deal with PE, GEM agreed to keep the Petty name in the name of the new organization. Richard Petty also requested that the team use the No. 44. The No. 44 will replace [...]
Ever since his somewhat suprising release from Petty Enterprises’ No. 43 car, 2000 Sprint Cup champion Bobby Labonte’s name has been linked to the newly formed Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, a marriage between Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Chip Ganassi Racing. And, this could be a perfect match. Even before Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s highly publicized departure from [...]
It is now being reported that in addition to Sadler being back in the No. 19 car next year, AJ Allmendinger will race in a Gillett Evernham Motorsports machine next season on a part time basis. No word on sponsorship at this time. For those of you who do not know, it was reported last [...]
Following the recent reports that AJ Allmendinger would be replacing Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Dodge, Jayski is now reporting that several sources have confirmed that Sadler will return to the No. 19 car next season. This news comes as Gillett Evernham Motorsports and Petty Holdings officially announced that the two teams have reached [...]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that it will field a Sprint Cup Series team that will compete full time in 2009. The team is currently preparing Toyotas for the upcoming Daytona 500.
Following weeks of speculation, it appears that Petty Enterprises has merged with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but the agreement is said to have been reached on Christmas Eve. An announcement is expected next week. Following the merger, Reed Sorenson is expected to drive the famed No. 43 [...]
As reported yesterday, AJ Allmendinger will replace Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Gillett Evernham Motorsports machine starting next season.
Robby Gordon Motorsports has announced that beginning in 2009, the team will switch from Dodge to Toyota. Gordon and Toyota began their relationship in 1989, when Gordon won a championship driving a Toyota grand national truck.
Petty Enterprises and Bobby Labonte, driver of PE’s No. 43 have parted ways amidst rumors of PE trying to negotiate a deal to merge with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. PE has not been able to secure sponsorship for the 2009 season for its storied No. 43 entry. While the team has said that if a merger [...]